49 U.S. Code § 80102 - Application

This chapter applies to a bill of lading when the bill is issued by a common carrier for the transportation of goods—
(1) between a place in the District of Columbia and another place in the District of Columbia;
(2) between a place in a territory or possession of the United States and another place in the same territory or possession;
(3) between a place in a State and a place in another State;
(4) between a place in a State and a place in the same State through another State or a foreign country; or
(5) from a place in a State to a place in a foreign country.


(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1346.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
49 App.:81.
Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 415, § 1, 39 Stat. 538.

In this chapter, the words “common carrier” are substituted for “carrier” because the source provisions restated in this section provide that this chapter applies to bills of lading issued by common carriers.
In clause (2), the words “territory or possession” are substituted for “Territory” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

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